Orangutan Foundation Volunteer Programme

Our Orangutan Conservation Volunteer Programme is like no other, now in its 18th year, not only will you experience essential hands-on conservation work but you will also see the critically endangered orangutan in its natural habitat.

 Orangutan Foundation Volunteer Programme


Location: Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.

Date: 23rd July - 13th August 2018 (arrival and departure dates in/out of Pangkalan Bun, Indonesian Borneo).

Project: This project will be a unique opportunity to take part in orangutan conservation while living and working in orangutan habitat. Previous projects have included construction of orangutan release sites and guard posts in protected areas, renovating a tropical forest research station and an information centre. All projects directly benefit orangutan conservation.

Includes a tour of Tanjung Puting National Park (guaranteed sightings of orangutans) and Camp Leakey.


 Orangutan Foundation Volunteer Programme


Cost: £800 - includes all meals, accommodation and local transport from arrival on the 23rd July to departure on the 13th August. Excludes international flights, insurance and visas. Places are strictly limited.

Note: There is no hands-on or direct contact with orangutans, this is for the benefit of the apes.


Download our 2018 Application Form...


Download our Volunteer Programme 2018 Flyer...


Read this first-hand account of our Orangutan Conservation Volunteer Programme on The Guardian website...


For more information about the 2018 Volunteer Programme please contact the Orangutan Foundation on 020 7724 2912 or EMAIL US AT THE OFFICE.


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